Reichert (Biberstein)*

Spelling Variations: 
Reichert (Biberstein)*
Рейхертъ (Biberstein)*
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Discussion & Documentation: 

Widow Magda. Julia Reichert and her sons (Johann Christian, age 12 [sic]; Johannes, age 12 [sic]; and Martin, age 2½) are recorded on the list of colonists being transported from St. Petersburg to Saratov in 1767.

Orphaned brothers Christian Reichert (age 13), Johannes Reichert (age 11), and Martin Reichert (age 5) are recorded on the list of Beauregard recruits appended to the 1767 census of the Volga German colonies in Household No. 19 along with the Ludwig Wilhelm Zahn family. [Their surname is published by Igor Plehve as Reier.]

The Ludwig Wilhelm Zahn family settled in the Volga German colony of Biberstein, and the Reichert brothers are assumed to have settled there with them.

The 1767 census does not record from where the Reichert brothers came.

There are no known surviving male lines of this Reichert family among the Volga German colonies.


- Pleve, Igor. Einwanderung in das Wolgagebiet 1764-1767 Band 4 (Goettingen: Der Göttinger Arbeitskreis, 2008): 353.
- Rauschenbach, Georg. Deutsche Kolonisten auf dem Weg von St. Petersburg nach Saratow: Transportlisten von 1766-1767 (Moscow: G.V. Rauschenbach, 2017): #8700-8703.

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Brent Mai

Volga Colonies